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July 26, 2011

Remember those Choose Your Own Adventure books you used to read as a kid? If you want to take the car, turn to page 4. If you want to fly, turn to page 19. And on and on until you reach the end and go back to the beginning again to pick a new route.…

There is something rotten on the Island of Sodor, home to Thomas the Tank Engine. Viewers won't find guns, violence, or anything even approaching a double-entendre. There's none of the blatant racism of early Disney Song of the South or religion del…

“After years of being in and out of relationships, I realized that maybe my mate detector was mis-calibrated. Obviously, people like what they like and the heart wants what it wants, or whatever, but after a certain number of dramatic failures, you …

As the group arrives in Fiji — the one place that Ashley has always dreamed of visiting, a fun fact she feels the need to repeat constantly throughout the episode — it's down to three suitors: JP, Ben and Constantine. And these guys are all so great…

Breaking the news on her Twitter page late Monday, L.A. Ink tattoo artist von D, 29, offered a short statement out of respect for her former fiance.

Derail a dancefloor proposition in eight easy steps.

(1) Find rainbow. (2) Find end of the rainbow. (3) ??? (4) PROFIT!

OH SWEET RAPTOR JESUS, KILL IT. We were worried that 3D printer technology would be used to make phallic objects, but we should have been worried about the Uncanny Valley.

Network Partners with Award-Winning Production Company, Zero Point Zero (“Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations”) For Second Original Series Chevy Chase, Md – July 26, 2011 – Travel Channel has greenlit production for “The Layover,” a new original …

What do you tell your kids when their father has one of the biggest public meltdowns on record? If you're Denise Richards and your ex-husband/baby daddy is Charlie Sheen, you tell your children the truth -- to an extent. In an appearance on the Toda…

If Brad Pitt is one of the biggest heartthrobs in Hollywood, his new wax figure in his likeness certainly doesn't show it. With a new wax tribute to Pitt

A Few Hot Tomatoes: AROMA CUCINA http://bit.ly/pj2UAv Oh, so now I get it, canning tomatoes is akin to childbirthing...who knew?

This is OUR generation’s this. (Via TheUniblog.)

Every company has rumors about how they earned their name. For example, it's rumored that BuzzFeed was named after founders Jonah Buzz and Mark Feed. (Not true.) Here's the real story behind the names of fifty companies that you've probably heard of.

But nowhere in the employee training manual does it say a word about how insufferable the Internet becomes in August—and it really should! Because year after year, the entire workforce endures a month-long occupational hazard as it dutifully tries t…

Browse the Amy Winehouse Funeral gallery on The Hollywood Reporter.

Can you imagine a world without bananas? I eat at least two every day, and add them into all kinds of recipes to sweeten/add moisture. So when I read a report about the world's bananas going the way of the buffalo, I was so sad. The news...

Two pretty ladies from across the pond were recently married. Which Brit’s wedding dress do you like best?

Well, this is absolutely horrifying. Imagine being a worker in a morgue when a corpse comes back to life. That's when all your training for the zombie apocalypse goes out the window and you simply start screaming like a tiny child.

Trying to find a fun way to cool off this summer? Slushies aren’t just for the kids. Check out some awesome summer drinks that will not only cool you off but also have you on the floor!

Here's a video of TV host/nerdball Alton Brown trolling for the approval of the Alice Waters-loving back-to-basics set by talking smack about molecular gastronomy at the American Culinary Federation national convention.

"Honey, of course I knew what it was when I picked it. I love this type of show too. We're perfect for each other."

Nailed it.

"The only reason this balanced approach isn't on its way to becoming law right now is because a significant number of Republicans in Congress are insisting on a cuts-only approach" and won't "ask the wealthiest Americans or biggest corporations to c…

It used to be that a home in the suburbs defined the American Dream, but today we’re just happy to have enough money to retire on, according to a new survey produced for MainStreet.

Cameron Diaz flaunted her bikini body in Miami, FL on Monday, thus showing everyone why New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez is still hot for teacher! The Bad Teacher star chose a teeny white bikini, short-shorts and a panama hat as her outfit of choice w…

Real life. Now more horrifying than The Onion. You know, I sometimes threaten to sell my kids to the circus if they're bad, but that's the crux. It's a threat. Get it together people!

There was a time in history where most people didn't want to have diseases. It was considered cool to be healthy, and "normal" was considered a compliment, not a label for people that make fun of your poetry.

Scourge of the streets John Goodman will set aside his parasitic preying on petty drug traffickers and bring that same ominous air to Community, where he’ll enter an equally bloody turf war with Jim Rash’s Dean by playing the newly introduced Vice D…

In the United States, he would be facing the death penalty for his alleged crimes. In Norway, according to many U.S. reports, the law is so lax that the maximum prison sentence Breivik will serve is 21 years. Much to many Norwegians’ frustration, ho…

These pictures were all taken using black and white negatives with Photochrom technology, enabling them to be developed in color, despite being taken during 1890-1900. Take a seemingly unreal tour of Wales from a century ago, via castles, rivers, towns, and beaches.

While most of these little guys probably still have a bedtime, they still rock out pretty hard. This group of 5, known as "Haunted By Heroes" are only 10 years old. We can safely surmise that they are probably not out partying all night. Guess you never know!

Beck said that he was troubled by the summer camp that was the site of the overwhelming majority of the carnage perpetrated by Anders Behring Breivik, the right-wing extremist who has admitted to the killings. The camp is run by Norway's leading cen…

Soros will return money to investors by the end of the year, Bloomberg reported Tuesday, citing two people briefed on the matter. Soros Fund Management will focus on managing assets for his family, according to a letter to the firm's investors. Soro…

After many heated arguments during press rounds last month, a possible engagement for the 28-year couple comes as a shock!

I'm no perfume connoisseur, but somewhere along the way, in a cheap strip mall in Brussels, my nose found a pleasurable, enigmatic scent called Eau des Baux, by the popular French chain L'Occitane. The company describes it as a "sensual and mysterio…

Knox, 24, pictured, is serving 26 years for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher, 21, who was found semi-naked with her throat cut in her bedroom of the house the two shared.

On Monday night’s episode of The Bachelorette, viewers were in for two surprises as one contestant returned to win over Ashley’s heart, and another left the show early. In the light of morning, Bachelorette Ashley Hebert is giving her two cents o…

Secretly Thinks You’re an Idiot: American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis. Really, we can lump the whole Ellis oeuvre in here. Less Than Zero. Rules of Attraction. Whatever. Dude has an issue with ladies, ladies with their tiresome “thoughts” and “emotio…

Jesse James and Kat Von D have called off their engagement and broken up....

Scientists trying to identify film clips that could "reliably elicit a strong emotional response" in the lab spent years testing hundreds of different clips on subjects only to discover that the secret lay in a young Ricky Schroder.

If you've ever played Portal, you've had every thought that exists in this awesome rap song. Except maybe the one about punching your roommate in the groin, but maybe that one too. I don't know your life.

Vampires and werewolves and breath-taking views, oh my! Home to Transylvania, arguably the center of modern vampire mythos, Romania can also lay claim to the origin of our current concept of werewolves. With stunning and haunting views like these, it's easy to see why.

You know those two other birds are like, "Enough Charles. How many times must you do this? Yes. We know you're very impressive." I don't know why I decided the birds were British. But I did. So they are.

Well this is a talent that will never come in handy, but is still kind of cool. A drinking game of some kind has to be involved though, right? Why else would someone learn to do this?

Manchester United soccer stars have hit New York's party scene with style -- clubbing until 4 a.m. yesterday, dancing with belly dancers and downing Champagne "in a celebratory mood."

25 Tasty Tomato Recipes

Hanna Hall is best known for playing Young Jenny in the 1994 film "Forrest Gump." Guess what she looks like now! Inside Kim Kardashian's Bachelorette Party in Vegas! Kim Kardashian and fiance Kris Humphries celebrated their bachelorette and b…

What a nightmare. After a South African man stirred from a 21-hour slumber, he found himself in a morgue fridge, screamed for help, then asked the undertakers that pulled him out: “How did I get here?” Good question.

I’ve spent most of my life as a music fan believing that the Eagles suck. But I never realized why I thought they sucked, or that hating the Eagles is only a few millimeters removed from loving the Eagles. (Which makes hating them a defense mechanis…

As part of the ongoing crucial research to design the filler Bravo specials of the future (or something), scientists found that the movie scene most likely to cause even the most cynical, hardened human being to well up with tears is in 1979’s The C…

Our current food system is decidedly not awesome: it subsidizes food that makes us sick and makes it difficult to get ahold of anything fresh. But a micro-grant foundation, called Awesome Food, that launched last week is trying to make it better. St…

Wow. A man named Richard Arrocho, screaming that someone was trying to kill him, climbed into the side window of the 5 train in New York and threatened to stab the conductor with a screwdriver. After wrestling with the conductor, Arrocho briefly commandeered the train. The conductor and some concerned passengers at first tried to lock Arrocho in the cabin, but then realizing they didn't want a crazy person potentially hurtling them to their doom, talked him out of the control room. Thankfully no one was hurt and Arrocho is in custody. Also thankfully, someone got all of this on video.

People have been dying in strange ways forever. Here are some of the weirdest deaths in the past three hundred years.

I like Coldplay a lot better when it's Robyn. Other things I like: That Chris Martin has so little shame at this point that he unironically titled this song "Every Tear Is A Waterfall." Or maybe that's a thing I don't like? I'm increasingly having trouble telling the difference nowadays.

Comedian Mark Malkoff embarks on the 'Apple Store Challenge' to see just how far you can push the limits at the company's stores in New York City. He tries out ordering a pizza, going on a date, dressing as Darth Vader, and more.

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O'Reilly singled out the New York Times, which called Breivik a "Christian extremist" in an article. Breivik also referred to himself as a Christian, as did the Norwegian police, and his 1,500 page manifesto has been described as coming from a Chris…

by Andrew Bridgman on July 26, 2011

If you’ve ever wanted to have a conversation with your toilet paper, then artist Brooks Bischof has the perfect product for you. His laser cut roll proclaims “You used me once and threw me away.” Link -via NotCot

Kim K was recently diagnosed with psoriasis, a skin condition that causes thick redness and irritation of the skin -- could it cause the end of her image based career?

With the news of Walmart heiress Alice Walton preparing to open her massive Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Arkansas in November and California’s billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad set to build The Broad, a stunning Diller Scofidio + Ren…

Good morning, GloMos. I hope the new look here isn’t too jarring for anybody. In the event that you’re horribly discombobulated, allow me to walk you through some of the changes.

It might seem like singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson came out of nowhere with "Come On Get Higher"--a song that's graced many a TV show--but he's been releasing albums since the early '90s, flirting with big success for years and years. In recent yea…

1. Delete his phone number. 2. Also delete all text messages and call records. Leave no trace. 3. Look at you, not giving a fuck. Let’s drink to celebrate your devastating power and confidence. 4. Let’s keep on drinking to how confident you ar…

Not enough facepalm in the world. Beck continues his attempt to drag society back into the Dark Ages kicking and screaming by declaring the Norwegian shooter Anders Behring Breivik is right and that "multiculturalism doesn't work".

Choose your champion! Slightly disappointed that they didn't choose swords at dawn, but voting is the gentleman's duel.

Irvin Rosenfeld, 52-year-old stockbroker, recently went to court for reeking of marijuana. Due to a little-known U.S. taxpayer-funded program, the court ruled that Irvin was exempt from possession laws because of his rare health condition. The 'compassionate use' program has been in effect since 1982, though only ten (two anonymous) people have ever been able to make use of it. Four are alive today and will receive joints, courtesy of the federal government, till the day they die. Soo... why isn't weed legal again?

But if we ranked college football teams by their cheerleaders, it's possible a few teams that aren't regulars in the rankings might actually be perennial Top 25 programs.

Everything you never knew you always needed. Wait, wait, wait. Does this mean there are places on Earth that Wal-Mart hasn't invaded? Inconceivable!

After four years of nearly straight-As, Honors and Advanced Placement classes, 18-year-old Kymberly Wimberly achieved the highest GPA at McGehee Secondary School southeast of Little Rock, Ark., according to a court complaint. However, instead of awa…

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SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., July 26 (UPI) -- Conservative U.S. broadcaster Glenn Beck said the teenagers massacred at a Norwegian Labor Party youth camp reminded him of the infamous Hitler Youth.

Cats + chemistry puns = internet gold? You be the judge.

Steve Carell's contract clearly states his head has to be the biggest one on his movie posters.

The husband whose drunken wife killed herself and seven other people in a horrific Taconic State Parkway crash two years ago is now suing the state -- and his brother-in-law whose three daughters were among the victims.

Mike Libby wants to explore the overlapping realm of science and sci-fi and his methodology is mechanical bugs. His tiny sculptures are mini marvels,

As anyone who has worked in editorial or PR knows, the process of sending and fulfilling sample requests can be incredibly stressful, confusing and time-consuming. Editors and their assistants spend entire work days shuffling through paper look book…

The conservative commentator has compared the Norwegian summer camp, where many of the 76 victims tragically died, to the Hitler Youth organization of Nazi Germany.

MASON, Ohio, July 24 (UPI) -- A judge has ruled that barking and hissing are not protected by the First Amendment.

In all honesty, though, your annual Photojournal Essay of a Filmdrunkard at Comicon is pretty much a smooth dickmeat sandwich in the ass. (That means He likes it.)

Grammy winner Lauryn Hill is a mom again for the sixth time! On Saturday she gave birth to a baby boy, however the father of her five other children has hinted he’s not the newborn’s father. Find out more after the jump!

It might be a day of joy for the parents, but these little guys just aren't on the same page.

The epic battle.

This guy's father isn't close to death, but he has already issued his last wish. He gave his son box with a note in it. Maybe I've just watched Field Of Dreams too recently, but stuff like this just gets me.

PICK IT UP.

Inspirational.

The cause of Amy Winehouse's death will remain a mystery for at least another fortnight as autopsy results found Monday were inconclusive. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Metropolitan Police will investigate her death, which was given a "Se…

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Kristin Cavallari was photographed Monday walking her dog in Los Angeles, only a day after calling off her engagement with Jay Cutler. Kristin, in jean cut-offs, a flowy white top, and no engagement ring, did not look pleased when she spotted the pa…

Jennifer Lopez shows off her fabulous body in a bikini as she relaxes on a private yacht on Sunday (July 24) in Miami, Fla.

Representative Billy Long (R-Mo.) compares Amy Winehouse's death to the US debt crisis.

Wal-Mart sucks. We all agree they are one of the evil empires of America right (I'm looking at you too, Facebook and Google)? Well here we have two young English guys exploring a Wal-Mart for the first time. Turns out America is a pretty embarrassing place, product-wise.

This is maybe one of my favorite trailer re-cuts I've seen in a while. The later Harry Potter movies always had moments of teen romance, but to fully embrace those moments here is kind of awesome. Credit to 'Thewlis Rox' @ davidthewlis.net for making it.

Jay Cutler should have known better than to think he could tame Kristin Cavallari. A source close to the couple, who just broke off their engagement, says that the Chicago Bears quarterback did his best to put himself in charge of his former fiancee…

"Captain America: The First Avenger" was the number one movie at the box office this weekend Read more by Phil Contrino on CBS News' What's Trending.

Don’t stop. Don’t give up. Don’t stop. Don’t give up. Keep trying. You’ll get it right. You’ll get it right. Good morning. It’s Monday. (Via reddit.)

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On a recent summer afternoon, Emily Maynard and her 6-year-old daughter, Ricki, strolled out of a Barnes & Noble bookstore hand in hand and were snapped by a photographer. Since appearing on The Bachelor and then breaking off her engagement to Br…

Oh, Kat and Jesse, we hardly knew ye. That would be of course, Kat Von D and Jesse James who got together after Jesse’s divorce with Sandra Bullock and then got engaged this past January. Well, they don’t need to plan a wedding any longer since Kat …

For the past week or so, the heat has made it practically impossible to get dressed in the morning. So when I saw this next outfit roaming the halls of our offices, I knew I had to share it with all of you to make tomorrow's get-ready routine that m…

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As Rachael Larimore pointed out in an earlier post, just because Diallo has credibility problems because of inaccuracies on her application for asylum to the U.S., doesn't mean that she wasn't raped. The most damning bit of information in the Newswe…

Selena Gomez is starting to be more open when it comes to her relationship with Justin Bieber. The singer/actress, who just celebrated her 19th birthday in style with The Biebs, shared why she thinks she and Justin get along so well.

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Blogger Pamela GellerOn Friday, anti-Islamist blogger Pamela Geller pounced on news of a massacre in Oslo. "Jihad in Norway?" she asked. She posted a second item—"You cannot avoid the consequences of ignoring jihad"—and linked to a previous one: "No…

The coolest fan made replicas from Comic-Con 2011.

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Katy Perry wears a bedazzled Smurfette dress to the premiere of her new film The Smurfs held at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Sunday (July 24) in New York City.

Do you how much it sucks to show up at a party where someone else is wearing the same dress? It’s the worst.

When the glam and gorgeous Kim Kardashian is flitting around on our TV screens, or beaming at us from high-gloss magazine covers, she can seem more like a doll than a human. But human she is and, on the latest episode of E!'s Keeping Up With the Kar…

Michele Bachmann (Gabrielle "Gabby" Birchak) tells you a little bit about herself (her 253 children), what she plans to do as President, and how she plans to win the Presidency. It all makes sense!

The conceit of "The Smurfs," the upcoming CGI/live action hybrid film, is that the happy-go-lucky, virginal blue woodland creatures are chased out of their village and into New York City. Eventually, it can be assumed, they go back to their fictiona…

Lifelong Miami resident Luis Prada takes in Fashion Week in his fine city with Skyy Vodka and Kristin Cavallari

I vehemently disagree. The most potent superpower in all of TV history comes not from Saved by the Bell, but Blue's Clues. Namely, the power to skidoo. For those of you who never saw the show, it basically lets you jump into books, pictures, movies,…

So after all our animals do for us, it's particularly hard to watch them get sick or depressed. Millions of people turn to the Internet with frantic searches asking for help with their animals, but sadly, the Internet is full of misinformation desig…

As has been noted countless time in the past 48 hours, Amy Winehouse is not the first talented musician to die tragically at the age of 27. There’s even a name for this subset—The 27 Club or Forever 27—and some of its members include Jimi Hendrix, J…

For those of us who are curbing our spending, but not our appetite for spirits, this handy guide to el cheapo alcoholic beverages will get us loaded for less. Bring on the two-buck-Chuck, bitches! [The Littlest Drunk]

Would you donate money to help a sick friend in need? Here's how people are crowd-funding medical care. This might come in handy.

While Amy Winehouse’s signature beauty moves were risky, they were nothing if not distinctive. And sometimes, they were actually kinda fabulous. In memory of the signer - who passed away yesterday in London - here are three signature beauty looks we…

The embattled congressman in question this time is Rep. David Wu of Oregon, who has been accused of having an “unwanted sexual encounter” with the teenage daughter of one of his friends.

Name: Solange Knowles (in 100+ degree heat) Age: 25 Occupation: Singer, DJ What is your current fashion obsession? Pants! What was the last thing you bought? A pair of Kate Spade lime green, patent leather flats. What is the next thing you plan to b…

Amy Winehouse's July 23 death was tragic but unsurprising. I adored the 27-year-old singer's penchant for vintage soul, but I only needed one look at her dingy ballet flats and off kilter beehive to know she was one long-suffering drug addict who wa…

The BBC is reporting the death of Linda Christian, the actress who played James Bond’s love interest in 1954’s TV adaptation of Casino Royale, and thus (Ursula Andress’ claims to the title aside) could be called the first-ever “Bond girl.” Christian…

Thankfully, 99.99 percent of misogynists don't turn out like Breivik—if they did, there'd be a lot more terrorism in the world. But in the wake of unspeakably violent acts fueled by misogyny, it's important that our culture not shrug off less extrem…

Nothing like a fun nail idea to mix up a boring Monday! So go on and check out this fun pedicure on ridiculously adorable actress Carey Mulligan....

Following the rap stylings of Tom Hanks' studio-gangsta son, Chet Haze, we now find ourselves confronted with a new hip-hop effort from another kid possessing famous DNA. Fifteen-year-old Pablo Dylan, grandson of Bob, and son of music-video director…

Monday morning got off to great start when we found these exclusive photographs from GlobalGrind's favorite footwear designer Angela Simmons.PHOTOS: Angela Simmons Goes To The Motherland!Photographed over the weekend by C.

Did the CIA's vaccination ruse in Pakistan violate public trust?This was one story from our open-ended war: Last year, in a remote area of Afghanistan, 10 medical aid workers were ambushed and killed by militants. The New York Times Magazine and Sla…

Q. Gossips: At my high school, girls tend to gossip about each other. Unfortunately, this rumor spreading has become out of control in my friendship group—whenever my best friend leaves the room, three of my close friends start complaining about her…

A Section 20 postmortem, as Winehouse had, however, implies that the Coroner believes "there is reasonable cause to suspect that a person has died a violent or unnatural death or in any other way which would require an inquest," according to guideli…

According to Jewish law, the body of the deceased must be buried as soon as possible (Deuteronomy 21:23: “You must not leave his body on the tree overnight. Be sure to bury him that same day, because anyone who is hung on a tree is under God's curse…

How much would you like to spend on your next house? How about $700? That’s how much Tata, the company that marketed a $2,500 car in India, is charging for its new house. The “flat pack” house comes disassembled, like a piece of furniture from IKEA,…

British singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London home on July 23, according to the London Metropolitan Police. Though there are no early signs of foul play, many suspect a drug overdose may have been her cause of death.

"Snow White and the Huntsman" got its time to shine at Comic-Con on Saturday, bringing its all-star cast to pitch its dark reimagining of the classic fairytale. Kristen Stewart stars as the famed princess in the film, which was likened to "Lord of t…

Amy Winehouse's recent death at age 27 has sparked conversations about her joining "Club 27" -- meaning she has unfortunately joined several other celebrities who died when they were just 27 years old. It's an eerie coincidence that Janis Joplin, Ji…

As news of Amy Winehouse's death spread Saturday, many celebrities -- some who knew her, many who didn't -- took to Twitter to mourn her. Russell Brand, who befriended the British singer when she was an unknown talent and watched her turn into a wor…

The July 2011 Heat Wave From Hell now has an official animal mascot. Our new favorite bulldog, Gus, can't stand being outside in 100+ temperatures -- so he's determined to bring his doggy pool indoors.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's hotel-maid accuser yesterday stepped out of the shadows to finally give her side of the story -- and to try to push Manhattan authorities to prosecute one of France's most powerful politicians.

An 8-year-old disabled girl who was going to be the flower girl at her cousin's Long Island wedding yesterday was found dead just two hours before the ceremony -- a horrifying tragedy being investigated as a possible homicide, cops said.

Why didn't the massive federal stimulus work, and why is it the last thing we need more of in the summer of 2011? Hunt, long one of the best economic forecasters on the Street, puts it succinctly: "In the broadest sense, monetary and fiscal policies…

Allow me to preface this with a disclaimer: I don’t wish ill on anyone in the workplace, I really don’t. I’ve been fired before. I know what that feels like. I know what it is show up at the office one day, be summoned into an airless conference roo…

A Long Beach surfing guru is missing in Sumatra, Indonesia after catching a 12-foot wave on a remote reef.

by Joshua Rowbotham on July 25, 2011

Are you surprised by how big Jenny McCarthy is in her pregnancy photo? Click to comment!

The latest viral buzz from neatorama.com

Amy Winehouse‘s final hours are slowly being detailed by British newspapers, with one report claiming that Winehouse “may have been dead for up to six hours” before police found her dead in her London bed on July 23.

Friends With Benefits arrives in theaters this weekend, and it’s leading man, Justin Timberlake, that’s about to blow up even more! The N’SYNC alum showed his comedic skill hosting SNL earlier this year, and impressed audiences with his acting in th…

Boehner’s plan, meanwhile, is less clear but is thought to be a two-step plan that would cut $1 trillion in spending and extend the debt limit through the end of the year.

After man refuses to give up vehicle, militants kidnap and kill small boy.

US Rep. David Wu (D-OR), the first Chinese-American electecd to congress

Myths encompass the messages, themes and archetypes that furnish us with answers, warnings and comfort in a dangerous and uncertain world. I think that's why we hold onto them so strongly and want them to be told to us again and again. It's why we a…

Vogue has been conspicuously embracing technology and new media lately. To wit: Anna pronouncing at the Webby awards that “geeks can be chic.” An “ Vogue influencers” network of bloggers. A recent re-boot of the glossy’s website. The under-promoted …

While laying on the beach reading the August Allure this weekend, I came across a small paragraph that made me say, “Oooh, new nail polish gimmick!” A little digging revealed that a new polish trend is in the making. Sick of crackle finishes? Try m…

Blake Lively and Leonardo DiCaprio check out a Stevie Wonder performance at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday (July 24) in Hollywood.

Freida Pinto hits the red carpet at the Comic-Con 2011 press line, held at the San Diego Convention Center on Saturday (July 23) in San Diego, Calif.

It’s hard to believe that this is the final season of Entourage. What a wild rollercoaster it’s been. I’m positive that I know what a rollercoaster is and that calling this show a rollercoaster is a good and apt metaphor. There was the time that Vin…

Ask TSJ tackles the tough question of whether or not to tell your friend that his girlfriend is a skank

If you’re anything like us, your credit card is worth less and less these days. It’s that pesky economy, you know. So if you’re banned from shopping sprees and your plastic is burning a hole in your pocket, what’s a conscientious spender to do? Well…

Katy Perry says her "heart felt really sad" after hearing about Amy Winehouse's death.

[Warning: Spoilers ahead if you haven’t seen Sunday’s "Me and the Devil" episode.] On HBO’s True Blood, nothing and no one stays buried forever. In the episode, we watched several characters try to cover up what they had done and several whose se…

For all his posturing, Russell Brand is a far more accomplished writer than he'd probably ever let on. Once upon a time, his words were reserved for his stand-up routines and weekly soccer column for the Guardian newspaper. But the release of his au…

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers say developments in male contraceptives are making them safe, effective and reversible.

The cast of Snow White and the Huntsman had a panel at Comic Con this weekend and, among a few other interesting items of worth, they released the first

After celebrating her bachelorette party at Las Vegas' Tao Saturday, Kim Kardashian, 30, wandered next door to crash fiance Kris Humphries' own bachelor party at LAVO.

While “Curb Your Enthusiasm” has never appealed to me, I appreciate the way Larry David is unafraid to get laughs out of the most taboo topics, as evidenced by this scene from last night’s episode, when Larry meets a Palestinian woman named Shara (C…

Asking an actress about her nude scenes is like talking about no-hitter: you don’t want jinx something wonderful. Nevertheless, that’s just what the moderator did at the “Shameless” panel at Comic-Con this weekend when he asked Emmy Rossum about the…

Even removed from the context of its Comic-Con debut, there are plenty of meta wheels within wheels in Knights Of Badassdom, which concerns a group of Dungeons And Dragons-loving cosplay enthusiasts, all portrayed by several actors who star in exact…

Zac Efron and Seth Rogen—respectively, America’s idealistic self-image and its schlubby reality—will at last face off in a forthcoming comedy at Universal, which threw seven figures at everyone it could over the weekend in an attempt to wrest away a…

Members of that rare cross-section of society inhabited by Big Lebowski fanatics who are also fabulously wealthy now have a new potential object of their obsession, one that is both far more desirable and way, way more expensive than Jeff Bridges’ M…

As a reward to the audience for politely sitting through the presentation of The Adventures Of Tintin, Steven Spielberg got into the real spirit of Comic-Con by announcing the sort of thing everyone actually comes to a Spielberg panel hoping to hear…

The schoolyard adage of "keep your hands to yourself" is a great lesson to keep in mind around black people's hair.

The scene: you’ve made plans with your boyfriend (or your adorable crush) to do something really fun this weekend. Reservations are confirmed, tickets have been purchased, but what do you plan on wearing?

On last night's Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kim Kardashian was diagnosed with psoriasis after she broke out in red patches all over her body. Have you heard of psoriasis? Are you more curious about it now? Here are the basics:

There are two things I absolutely love about Kristen Stewart’s beauty look here - one, she embraced her natural hair texture in all its summery cuteness and two, she opted for a makeup look that actually enhanced the whole just-rolled-off-the-beach …

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